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Wed Aug 27 UHCA Organizational Meeting

Your voice is critical! 

Please attend our 2014-15 UHCA Organizational Meeting. Wednesday August 27, 2014, 7:00 pm, at the Family Resource Center, 2405 Jefferson Avenue.

Followed by 8:00 pm social hour at The Union Market, 2306 Jefferson Avenue.

From our acting president, Charlie Field:
Dear Neighbors,
The Consensus below has provided the framework within which UHCA has functioned for the last 12 months. It has been a very successful and productive year.   And we have had a lot of fun!!  
However, it is important to review the organizational decisions we made last year and determine how best to move forward.   Now is the time to share ideas and identify folks who are willing to help ensure the future of UHCA.
I encourage you to read the Consensus below.  Does it still reflect our vision for UHCA?  Please come to the August 27th meeting prepared to share your thoughts.  In order to keep the meeting as short as possible, those with ideas for change will be ask to present both their idea and th…

Sausage Fest! Save the date: Saturday, Sept 20, 2014.

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Save the date of Saturday, September 20, 2014, for the 2nd Annual Union Hill Sausage Fest!

Location: N 23rd Street between the Union Market and Metzger's Bar and Butchery.

More info to come.  Check back here for details.

Your input needed! Jefferson Ave "Pocket Park"

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3HC, the Junior Board for the Better Housing Coalition, has selected the triangular plot of land on Jefferson Avenue (bounded by Jefferson Ave., E. Clay St., and N. 23rd St.) as the site for a pocket park design competition.  

What is a pocket park?  And why did 3HC select this site?  Come learn about this and more during our community meeting this Wednesday August 13th at 6:30 at Union Market (2306 Jefferson Ave.).

Also, in the spirit of community-based design, we are seeking input on how the intersection of Jefferson Ave and 23rd st can be re-imagined as a better space for area residents.  We will be soliciting your input during this meeting.  

If you're unable to attend Wednesday's meeting, please take a moment to follow the link below and fill out the 2 min survey.

Tinyurl.com/jeffersonpocketpark

The survey results will elicit guidelines for the pocket park design competition.

Thanks!  And you can keep up-to-date on the progress of the park at http://www.jeffersonpocketpark.com

Bike Walk Academy--Advocacy Program

If you share a vision of an RVA connected by a network of protected bike lanes, paved multi-use trails, and neighborhood bike/walk streets, then the Bike Walk RVA Academy is for you! Go to http://www.sportsbackers.org/program/bike-walk-rva/bike-walk-rva-academy/ Sign up by Sept. 4, 2014